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. >>> now at 11:00. >> my name is sergeant tom smith. i am colonel of investigations of bart. >> we are live with team coverage to bring you the latest. >>> this is the bay area's news station. kron4 starts now. >>> tragic news, a bart officer on a probation search in dublin fatally shot by his college. his name is tom thomas smith. he leaves behind his benefit and daughter. he is the first officer killed since 2001. smith is the first bart office killed in the line of duty since its inception. he was only 22 years old at the time. his brother worked for the newark police department. we begin with scott rates live in dublin. scott, what's the latest? >> investigators have cleared the scene. there are several questions. they have been out here 9 hours trying to figure out how it happened. the investigation into sergeant tom smith went late tuesday. how did the 20-year veteran become fatally shot by a coworker? you can see the scene of the deadly accident happening just before 2:00 tuesday afternoon. we know officers knew the suspect they were investigating was in jail. the officer
tonight as law enforcement remembers one of the fallen. bart police sergeant tom smith killed in the line of duty. investigators say his fellow officer let off a single shot that claimed smith's life. he leaves behind a wife and young daughter. neighbors have only good memories. >> a phenomenal, phenomenal guy in every sense of the word. >> we are hearing that a lot tonight. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we have live team coverage on this breaking story tonight. we will start with alan wang. >> alan, you have been learning more about the moments leading up to this tragedy. >> yes, we are also learning more about the investigator who was killed and the investigator who accidentally shot him. it was about five -- 15 minutes ago detectives wrapped up a solemn investigation that happened in an apartment behind these gates. about 4:00 four officers came to the park sierra apartments to search the unit of a suspect accused of robbing passengers on bart trains. >> were you ever concerned about who your neighbors are? >> not in dublin. >> my understanding is they knocked on the door and
as law enforcement remembers one of the fallen. bart police sergeant tom smith killed in the line of duty. investigators say his fellow officer let off a single shot that claimed smith's life. he leaves behind a wife and young daughter. neighbors have only good memories. >> a phenomenal, phenomenal guy in every sense of the word. >> we are hearing that a lot tonight. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we have live team coverage on this breaking story tonight. we will start with alan wang. >> alan, you have been learning more about the moments leading up to this tragedy. >> yes, we are also learning more about the investigator who was killed and the investigator who accidentally shot him. it was about five -- 15 minutes ago detectives wrapped up a solemn investigation that happened in an apartment behind these gates. about 4:00 four officers came to the park sierra apartments to search the unit of a suspect accused of robbing passengers on bart trains. >> were you ever concerned about who your neighbors are? >> not in dublin. >> my understanding is they knocked on the door and there w
death. thomas smith is the first bart police officer killed on duty. he was a 20 year veteran and he was killed by a fellow officer during a probation search in dublin and he leaves behind a wife who was also a police officer and daughter. he gains our -- begins our coverage where the deadly shooting happened alex? >> we are live in dublin, this is where that veteran officer was shot to death by one of his own partners and it all happened yesterday. it is a group of officers and all of them were searching a unit here in connection with a robbery case. and after they entered the apartment, one officer mistakenly fired that shot. tom smith was hit by the bullet and died a short time later art the hospital. the san francisco chronicle identified the officer who shot him. >>> michael maze, a 10 year officer and they are looking into whether he accidentally fired his gun or it many to go off, whatever the circumstances are, that officer is in an incredible amount of pain. >> he is devastated and this was certainly not his intent and you can only imagine the heartbreak he has at this time.
. >> the b.a.r.t. police department in mourning tonight, after sergeant tom smith is mistakenly killed by a fellow officer. good evening. >> he comes from a family of officers, and tragically it appears he was killed by a fellow police officer. 42-year-old father shot dead during what was supposed to be a routine search of a suspect's apartment. this is what it looked like outside of the medical center. a somber and stunned fellow officers gathered to pray for smith tonight. the shooting unfolding this afternoon in dublin, not far from the dublin b.a.r.t. station. we begin with terry mcsweeney, who is live at the apartments in dublin, with what went wrong. terry? >> reporter: the b.a.r.t. police department has been around since 1972. not once has an officer been killed in the line of duty, until today. investigators from the sheriff's office, the fbi and dublin pd left here in a caravan. the overall investigation far from over. the investigation continues into the night. the sheriff's office mobile crime lab, fbi, and dublin police, all trying to figure out what went wrong out here. a
, firing a single round and medical reportly wounding officer smith. smith was rushed to the medical center in castro valley, but it was too late. in an instant, smith became bart police's first death in the line of duty. now this case is being handled by the dublin police department. three officers were in the apartment when this shooting happened are right now. they are being interviewed to piece together what happened here. kpix5. >> thank you for that. >>> after the shooting, an initial investigation, the officers body was wheeled out to a coroner's van, dozens of officers saluted as the casket went by. the body was taken by police escort from dublin to the coroner's office in oakland where the autopsy will be done. joe vasquez continues our live coverage now from castro valley. joe. >> dozens of officers, family members, friends gathered here today to pay their respects to the family of sergeant tom smith. i have to tell you, it was a somber moment. a lot of people knew him and loved him and some of our viewers might be familiar with him as well. >> it appears there were words exchange
found an empty apartment. shear video of sergeant tom smith, the officer killed yesterday. this is from an old bart press conference we had on file. he supervised the officer who shot him so he was supervising the officer at scene. they were at the apartment complex to search the unit of a suspect who had been arrested for robbing passengers on the bart trains. the officers walked in with guns drawn and investigators are still trying to figure out why one gun went off and hit sergeant smith. >> you have to understand how devastated he is at this point. this was certainly not his intent. you can only imagine the heartbreak that officer has at this time. >> this is smith's wife, also a bart officer. the couple has a young daughter. sergeant tom smith was in charge of bart's investigative unit and was a 20-year veteran. as kristen pointed out, this is the first death of a bart police officer in the agency's history. reporting from dublin, amy hollyfield. >>> governor brown issued a statement say he and his wife were saddened to learn about sergeant smith's death and says serg
that killed sergeant tom smith in the line of duty describing him as an officer and a family man, the first killed in the 42-year history of the transit police department. >> the news conference is shedding new light on the life and work of the bart police officer accidentally killed by a colleague. >> we have coverage and matt keller is at the apartment where the shooting happened in dublin. first though, to amy hollyfield at bart headquarters. amy? >> yes, it was a somber press conference with the bart police chief choking up several times. the department did release a new picture we want to show you of sergeant tom smith killed while serving a search warrant yesterday afternoon in dublin. the chief described him as having a can-do attitude and was a happy family man. he leaves behind a wife and daughter we have if you details about what happened at the apartment yesterday. there were a total of eight officers there, five detectives from the bart police department and two uniformed officers from bart police and an officer from alameda county sheriff. the sergeant who was shot was wearing
. the shots that killed officer tom smith came from another officer. >> pam: it happened at the park sierra apartments at iron horse trail. in dublin. we have live team coverage tonight. >> pam: kron 4's j-r stone is live at the hospital. with new victim. >> pam: coverage. outside the eden medical center in castro valley. where the officer was taken. >> pam: about the fallen bart >> reporter:here's a map showing whereit's near where 580 and 680 come together in the city of diblin. the officers were conducting the probation check at the park sierra apartment complex at iron horse regional trail. >> >> reporter: smith brothers seen here is also a officer. he says tom was a good man and fact he was just talking with him about retirement plans last weekend. he is survived by his wife and his six year-old daughter. >> condolences go out to be immediate family friends and the extended dark family. bart family >> we tax that everyone please give us a chance to catch our breath and aggrieved. and grief no question tonight but we will update tomorrow. please keep this in your careers. please keep
.a.r.t. police officer. we are learning more about those moments leading up to the thomas smith being killed by a former officer. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. peggy bunker has the morning off. we have team coverage this morning of the first bart officer ever killed in the line of duty. christie smith has more about how officers are coping with the shooting. but we'll begin with nbc bay area's bob burdell. >> reporter: at a news conference moments ago at b.a.r.t. officers here in downtown oakland an emotional bart police chief of police gave us more details about the search that resulted in one b.a.r.t. officer fatally shooting one of his colleagues, officer thomas smith, seen in a new photo here just released this morning. we learned that it's possible that some or all of the shooting was caught on video as at least two of the officers were wearing lapel cameras as is required by the department. the question is whether or not those cameras were rolling. rainee tells us there were eight members of law enforcement searching the apartment in dublin. there were five
was to emigrate to the united states. it was then kim also first heard the name jim smith. the american kim was told was instrumental in getting her on that plane that got her out of the country. but who jim smith was, why he did what he did, and what became of him remained a mystery. for 18 years, kim and her husband searched for jim smith following dozens of promising leads, always coming up empty. until that is, kim's adoptive father found a dusty folder in an attic. >> on this page -- >> reporter: with an address that proved to be the clue to a grave site in florida where jim smith has buried. >> my dream came true of trying to find mr. smith, finding jim smith. >> reporter: kim learned that jim smith was a civilian contractor in vietnam. her mother, his housecleaner. they actually lived in his apartment. the one with the balcony on which this picture was taken, the one kim was able to return to recently with her son. but not all successful searches are satisfying ones. kim wanted to find jim smith's relatives to thank them and learn more about the man. but jim's one son, for reasons no
colleague. the officer's name is thomas smith. a 20-year veteran of the bart police department. he leaves behind his wife kellie. and their six-year- old daughter. smith is the 36th officer killed in california by accidental gunfire. and he is the first here in the bay area killed that way, since 2001. an alameda county sheriff's department representative says, smith is the first bart officer killed in the line of duty since the department's inception. this is video of smith from kron-4 coverage of a story back in 1994. he was only 22- years old at the time. smith comes from a law enforcement family, as his wife is also a bart k-9 officer and his brother works for the newark police department. investigators surveyed the scene in dublin for nine grueling hours. they are still trying to figure out exactly how this could have happened. kron 4's scott rates has the latest. from a helicopter crash of with abc seven news you can see the scene of the deadly accident happening just before 2:00 thursday afternoon. officers knew the suspect they'd were investigating was already in jail. the officer
or miss took sergeant smith as a suspect or someone else in the apartment. we're staying on the story of what have appeared throughout the morning. >>: our team coverage continues of the following are police officer tom smith. >>: continuing our team coverage this morning.of a bart police officer.shot and killed by another officer. thomas smith was a 20-year veteran of the bart police department. and leaves behind his wife kellie. and their six-year- old daughter. smith is the 36th officer killed in california by accidental gunfire. but the first in the bay area since 2001. the alameda county sheriff's office tells kron 4 this morning that smith is the first bart officer killed in the line of duty since the department's creation. investigators worked late into the night to figure out how the 20-year- veteran was accidently shot and killed while conducting an investigation as many questions are left unanswered. joining us live now with more on what happened is here's a video from sky seven of his body being put into the coroner's office after he was rushed to edam medical center. unfor
describe the us. >> you watching talk to al jazeera. more with martin cruz smith in just a moment. >> you're watching talk to al jazeera. martin smith, who's written a new novel, while on parkinson's. you were on a cocktail of medications. were they effective at first? >> i don't think they were particularly effective. and i certainly would have preferred to have just taken pills instead of having an operation on my brain. and another fact, this has had an effect on short term memory. so if occasionally i will blank out when you've asked a question, you're waiting for me to come to an answer, i'm sorting through empty file cards. there were words on all those file cards, on those index cards. i can't find the word for index or file or card. >> it must be maddening. >> it is very mad nipping. i'm not coming up with the first word, the usual word you use for that, the usual phrase, i'll have to create another phrase. which no one ever used before so i occasionally it is a happyings impinge. >> you have in these tools that were available, that have disappeared, you have to relearn the langua
the shooting and more about the investigation of sergeant tom smith was conducting when he was killed. >>> and vallejo police are investigating a homicide involving a naked woman, accused of shooting a man at a mobile home park. >> he called it california's comeback. in an upbeat state of the state address from governor jerry brown, but it was not without words of caution for lawmakers. . >>> new information this afternoon about the deadly shooting of bart police detective sergeant tom smith. good afternoon, everyone. i'm mike mibach, in today for tori campbell. ktvu's gentlemen lean de la vega was at a news conference at the police station and joins us with more. >> reporter: the police chief was emotional, choking up talking about sergeant smith. he wouldn't reveal much about the actual shooting. we did find out new details that smith was wearing plain clothes when he was shot. the mood was grim, as bart police chief kenton rainy and his staff entered the conference to talk about tom smith. he was one of seven bart police officers and there was also an alameda county sheriffs deputy
smith was shot by a fellow officer in dublin yesterday afternoon. four bart officers went to the apartment to search the unit of a suspect arrested for robbing passengers on bart trains. they went in with guns drawn and the officer accidentally shot and killed sergeant smith who leaves hype a wife and a young daughter. >> the law enforcement community is expressing shock and devastation about the shooting. matt keller is at the sheriff's office in dublin. >> the bart police chief and general manager visited with the family yesterday. they are asking the public to keep sergeant smith's family in their thoughts and prayers. sergeant smith's brother is will a police officer and three spoke with abc7 news yesterday and said his brother was a great guy ex-husband and father and he wanted people to remember that there is another family and police officer hurting, the bart colleague who accidentally fired the fail shot. sergeant smith leaves behind a wife and six-year-old daughter living in san ramon. >> phenomenal all around guy will be sorely missed in this neighbor. it is surr
for this apartment fire in berkeley. >>> the first bart officers killed on duty. thomas smith, a 20 year veteran was killed during a probation search in dubly and tall -- alex savage has more where that deadly apartment shooting happened, alex? >> reporter: they are trying to figure out if that officer meant to fire his gun or 5 it accidentally went off. we are learning more about exactly what went wrong here in dublin. the shooting happened as a group of officers came through and one officers mistakenly fired that shot. tom smith was hit by a bullet and died a short time later at the hospital. this morning, the san francisco chronicle identified the officer as somebody who shot him and attention rainy goes out to immediate family friends and the extended bart family and the entire part district. >> this was the scene there in caster valley where he died. members including the chief powed their heads where he prayed. he was the escorted pie alarm motorcade. >> officers entered with guns drawn and they were worried that somebody was potentially inside. they arethey are going to have more investig
years novelist martin cruz smith did had a secret. a disease was attacking his brain, affecting his writing. >> i have wires in my head. >> with his wife emily and technology known as deep-brain stimulation, the author of "gorqy park" relies n electrodes. i talked to them both. >> bill, you were diagnosed with parkinson's since 1995 and kept it private. why is that? >> just a sense that there was a weakness in the public persense of who i was. i didn't - american men don't like being weak. we regard anything that suggested that we are not on top of our game will be - will work against us. the idea that to some degree to have a hidden and public figure exacerbated that. >> what was life like in 1995 otherwise for you? >> i was a superb athlete. [ laughs ] >> bow hunting. >> no, i had what we would say about as good a life as one could have, with this one hiccup which i was starting to shake. >> that was the first sense you had of it. is that how you found out? >> the first sense i had was i was going to thanksgiving dinner at a friend's house, and as i was walking - headed down there
officer was sgt. tom smith. he was a 20-year veteran of the bart police department. and leaves behind his wife kellie. and their six-year- old daughter. killed in california by accidental gunfire. but the first in the bay area since 2001. the alameda county sheriff's office tells kron 4 this morning that smith is the first bart officer killed in the line of duty since the department's creation. investigators worked late into the night to figure out how the 20-year- veteran was accidently shot and killed while conducting an investigation as many questions are left unanswered. joining us live now with hit more on what happened is kron 4's mike pelton. mike? we have team coverage now of the fallen bart officer. tom smith comes from a family of law enforcement officers. and he is very well known within that community. officers were at the hospital where smith died yesterday paying their respects. kitkron 4's will tran is joining us live now from bart police headquarters. well-known and well-liked. you can see all those bart police officers and the cars behind me. we know the police chief just
suspect weather one of the guns discharged killing sergeant tom smith. >> we're in the process of going through the scene to see what happened and what led up to it. >> reporter: it could be a record cold game when super bowl xlviii kicks off in less than two weeks. >> it took me two hours to get to the airport and we sat on the runway for an hour and they bumped us off. >> winter weather watches and warnings are affecting parts of 13 states on the east coast. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda marie macdonald >>> good morning. it is wednesday, the 22nd. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. a tragic shooting ends with a first-ever line of duty death for the bart police force. >> reporter: i'm cate caugiran live in dublin where that officer was shot and killed. we'll tell you what we're learning about the officer and the circumstances that led up to his death. >>> a storm on the east coast is causing tr
dealing with unimaginable tragedy tonight. friendly fire tragedy. 42-year-old sergeant tom smith was the head of bart investigative unit. here's sergeant smith at news conference he appeared in a year ago. 7 news reporter allen wong is live at the apartment where the shooting happened today to take us through exactly what transpire transpired. >> yes. sergeant tom smith is the boss of the detective who accidentally shot and killed him. he was also one of the lead investigators in the grant case. his wife is also an officer on the bart police force and together they have a 6-year-old daughter. the investigation is taking place behind me and around the corner. you can also see annual immediate county sheriff's mobile command bus which means this is going to be a lengthy investigation. so how did this happen. we are told that 4 bart officers came to the park sierra apartment in dublin around 1:00 p.m. to search the apartment of suspect who had been robbing passengers on the bart train. they knew the suspect was already in custody but the door was unlocked so they went in
police officer killed in the line of duty. the sergeant tom smith was shot by a fellow officer in dublin and four police officers went to apartments to search the unit of a suspect arrested for robbing passengers on bart trains. they went in with guns drawn and an officer shot and accidentally killed sergeant smith leaving behind a wife and young daughter. amy hollyfield will have a report from the scene in the next half hour. bart police had a series of reforms after the 2009 shooting death of oscar grant by a bart officer. last in, an independent auditor said the agency implemented a majority of the reforms including lengthening the training in use of force and providing accountability in the cases. >> the law enforcement community and family members are expressing their shock and devastation about the shooting. abc7 news reporter matt keller is at the sheriff's office in dublin. >> this obviously is a difficult time if law enforcement in alameda county. the sheriff is handling the shooting investigation. a short and solemn procession was held last knit as the body of sergeant tom smit
and empowering them >> next applicant steven. >> not here. nick smith? >> good afternoon, supervisors. first, i'd like to thank the rules committee for me to express modifying. over the next few minutes i'll share with you some of my life experience that i believe make me the perfect campaign x candidate. my life is here because i was raised by a single mother a veteran of the u.s. army and news writer and corresponded and a proud african-american gay man who shares his life with an academic wonderful participate. this is my first rock. i've called san francisco my home for the better part of 8 years and i've learned about harvey milk. his strong bloeflz in fairness were often met with challenge and controversy. over my 46 years i've lived around the world. one fundamental tenant i've carried with me since childlike as even as you can do good deeds. i have never met harvey milk but everyday i get to walk the streets he walked and live in the city that continues to benefit. this is my way of thanking him while being of service to any city. san francisco is a world-class city. the very things
fired the deadly shot. today police identified the fallen officer as thomas smith. hoe was a 20 year veteran of the b.a.r.t. police department. he leaves behind a wife who is also a b.a.r.t. police officer and a young daughter. we have team coverage: amber lee has been working to learn more about sergeant smith and the family he leaves behind. but we begin with ken pritchett at the scene of the shooting in dublin with new details about what happened. >> reporter: this shooting took place about eight hours ago as you can see here behind me, investigators and crime scene technicians remain here on scene. they are trying to answer a number of questions perhaps chiefly among them, why when four officers entered an empty apartment, did one officers arm discharged. that is the job of crime scene techs with the alameda sheriff's department. we saw them late tonight looking for crews in the apartment where this officer on officer shooting took place. at 2:00 p.m., four b.a.r.t. police officers entered the apartment of a man arrested sometime earlier by police. >> the officers knew that he w
exchanged. >> reporter: just last year detective sergeant tom smith was on kpix 5 telling our viewers about a the shooting at a bart station. -- about a shooting at a bart station. he was 42 a member of a law enforcement family his two brothers cops at two other bay area law enforcement agencies, his wife kelly his colleague a bart police k-9 officer. sergeant tom smith leaves behind a young daughter. >> hour condolences to the family and -- our condolences to the family and friends and extended bart family. >> reporter: his brother told me outside eden medical center that tom was a great guy with a great sense of humor, loved the 49ers. just this past weekend he and his brothers were compares notes about how far off they are from retirement. >> the alameda county sheriff's department will be conducting this investigation. we ask that everyone please give us a chance to catch our breath, breathe. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> sergeant smith's body was taken by police escort from dublin to the coroner's office in oakland where the autopsy will be performed. officers saluted as the bod
and friend. >> that is how the police chief describe sargeant tom smith, accidentally killed in the line of duty by one of their own. he was killed in the department's 42 year history. good afternoon, everybody, i'm larry beil. >> abc7 news reporter wayne freedman is wlif more on the investigation. wayne? >> it happened yesterday in that apartment complex over my shoulder. details today are few. just a few, but we're beginning to piece it together. there was a meeting when police and by the sheriffs let's show you that video now. neither bart nor the sheriff gave the name of the detective who fired the fatal shot or shots. the sheriff did confirm there are five bart detectives, two officers and one deputy on the scene at that time of the shooting. all have been interviewed, conducting a search through the apartment of john henry lee. and then, for crashing his car during a chase. we have two clips of the conference beginning with the police chief who talked about how hard this has hit his department. >> we're shocked. we're numb. we're grieving. and please, give us time. >> circumstances
this investigation, our crews and the condolences pouring in for tom smith's family and the entire b.a.r.t. police force. we'll continue to cover that story. thank you for joining us. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell today. >> i'm dave clark. we're focusing on your traffic and weather. >>> we have clear skies. the higher clouds, i will push those south. we don't have to worry about those. temperatures today will be very close to record-setting territory again. that's 10 -- trust me. it's 10. 67 is the forecast high in kentfield that would tie a record. gilroy, 72. would tie a record. san francisco will not. they would have to hit 74. oakland will be right there. 66. record, 67. san jose will be 70. red flag warning takes us to thursday afternoon and fire watch in mendocino county and lake county. this entire state is bone-dry. 20s, 30s, 40s. it's cold out there for some. for us, it will be a sunny day. a little system will move through from the north. that will pick up the breeze and cool us down. sunny and warm with a lot of 60s to near 70 degrees. here's sal. >>> we have that power outage that
the 49ers, including all-star lineback aldon smith's court appearance and how fans are gearing up for the game. >>> and a proposal to save drivers in san francisco a little money. we'll tell you who wants to end the operation of sunday's parking meters. >>> in just about an hour, a court hearing is scheduled to discuss combining the criminal cases involving san francisco 49ers linebacker aldon smith. at 1:30, a santa clara county judge is expected to discuss smith's 2013 misdemeanor dui case and a 2012 felony possession of assault weapons charges. smith has already pleaded not guilty to the gun charges. he's not expected to attend the hearing and that will not affect his play against the seahawks. >>> and the 49ers have come up with a problem to handle parking problems at the new stadium. there had been so much concern about this. the team said they lined up 10,000 parking spots including mission college, great america and the golf course, for a total of 31,000 parking spots. >> probably cause some damage, i'm sure. they have some experience i'm sure by the rosebowl. they park the
police officer to the coroner's office in oakland after sergeant tom smith was shot and killed by a fellow officer. officers saluted the fallen comrade as he was taken into the coroner's office where an autopsy will be performed. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran in dublin now where the shooting happened during a probation search yesterday afternoon. cate. >>> reporter: frank, we are still waiting on details that led up to the tragic shooting. we know so far that alameda county sheriff also take the lead on this investigation. let's give you the rundown of what happened yesterday. just after 1:00, four bart officers were here at the park sierra apartments. the officers were conducting a probation search at the home of a bart robbery suspects. all officers were wearing vests and went in with guns drawn. an hour later one bart officer fired a shot, killing 42-year- old sergeant tom smith. >> we're in the process of going through the scene and trying to reconstruct what happened and ultimately find out what led up to this. >> reporter: the suspect was not home at the time of the searc
there was words exchanged. >> just last year, detective sergeant tom smith was on kpix 5 telling our viewers about a shooting at a bart station. he was 42 years old, a member of a law enforcement family. his two brothers are cops at two other bay area law enforcement agencies. his wife, kelly, was his colleague, a bart police k-9 officer. sergeant tom smith leave bes hind a young daughter. >> condolences goes out to immediate family and friends. >> tom's brother told me that tom was a great guy with a wicked sense of humor, loved his 49ers. just this past weekend, he and his brothers were comparing notes about how far off they are from retirement. >> the alameda county sheriff's department will be conducting this investigation. we ask that everyone please give us a chance to catch our breath, grieve, and we'll be doing an update probably tomorrow morning. >> sergeant smith's brother, who is a cop in the newark police department told me that they're taking this as well as they can. they have talked about this possibility as law enforcement family, but still it hurts, and they are going to have to i
you consider tom smith brother a officer with the hayward police and his wife is a bart police officer. so that family is certainly well known within the bart police force separate a lot of heavy hearts. this is barred first officer to lose his life his or her life in the 40 year history >> pam: here it is again, the many members of law enforcement from various police departments as far as way as hayward and fremont. coming here to pay their respects to the officer who died in the line of duty. they lined the street here and castro valley as the body is being loaded into the corners van it was a flag draped coffin. 42 year old, snapped a 20 year veteran of the bart police. a 20 year veteran of bart police. (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: next on kron 4 news at five. >> pam: a bart officer is killed on the job. we're unraveling the circumstances that lead to the fatal shooting. >> pam: and a young woman brutally >> pam: breaking news. >> pam: a bart officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. tonight -- investigators say tha
policy program and dr. laura smith who is a professor of health policy at ucsf who have been visors on this study and advising us on the impact of sugar sweetened beverages. at public comment i just want to acknowledge beatrice cardenas duncan who is a community leader and active with groups like shape up sf and the labor movement as well is here. breks board of education board of education president is here. and corner store coalition and an organizer with t ndc and todd davis who has been a great leader in our neighborhood as well. they will be speaking at public comment. we also have a number of other folks from different communities that will speak a little bit later. before i introduce the first speaker, i want to know if my colleagues have any opening remarks. >> supervisor wiener? >> thank you mr. chairman and thank you supervisor mar for your work and your partnership on this important issue. the coalition that has been forming in san francisco around the proposed sugary beverage tax is broad and deep. i will be honest that it is even broader and deeper than i thought it wo
wilson, stripped by aulden smith. niners rorm, but could only get a field goal. colin kaepernick, 130 yards rushing on 11 carries. this one, a 58-yard scamper. deep into seattle territory. the longest rush in his career. and anthony dixon does the resfrom there, jumping over the pylon. 10-0, niners, but their defense could not docontain marshawn lynch. he explodes for 40 yards on e touchdown. lynch, 109 yards on 22 carries. tied at 10-10. the niners regain momentum. swinging it. a jump pass to a leaping anquan boldin. 26 yards. 17-10, niners. now 17-13, and here's the biggest play of the game, on fourth and seven, the throw for wilson, deep to jermaine kearse. seahawks up. kap, three late turnovers, a fumble and then this pack by cam chanceler. a seattle field goal. niners needed a touchdown. richard sherman came up with a deflection. tipping it to malcolm smith for the pick. as we mentioned, the turnovers doomed the niners. the seahawks will go to the super bowl. 23-17, the final in the nfc title game, as we bring in mike shuman live from seattle. that had to be a really somber locke
that lee was in custody and not at home at the time. only sergeant smith and three other officers went inside. an hour into the search, alameda county sheriff's office says an officer fired a shot killing submit. chief rainey of bart police emphasized the officers are highly trained and it's not unusual for them to conduct these types of searches. >> the work is dangerous. there's nothing routine about it. some things are more dangerous than others. and going into someone else's home is probably one of the most dangerous things that we can do as law enforcement. >> reporter: as far as the officer who said killed smith, his name won't be released until next week. the chief said the officer was extremely upset. he is on administrative leave during the investigation. back to you. >> cate, we know that some of the officers are required to wear those lapel cameras. did any of the officers have one on? >> reporter: uniformed officers are required to carry or wear those cameras when they're out but had detectives, it's an option. we asked if there was any officer inside wearing cameras they d
the juice on, and... >> emily & martin cruz smith on talk to al jazeera only on al jazeera america >>> high and dry, the wildfire in glendora,cal is still burning. it covers a little more than 1800 acres northeast of los angeles. fire fighters have managed to stop the flames but there is little they or anyone else can do about the historic drought that left the state parched. the governor declared a drought emergency that allows the state to seek federal aid and eases rules about pumping water from one part of the state to another. one place that needs the help is napa valley, the heart of california's wine country and that is where our melissa chan is standing by live. melissa, how are those vineyards affected by this drought? >> jonathan, that is a good question. there is a little bit of good news in the sense that the vines are in what they call a dormant stage which means they don't need that much water, but you are watching the situation very closely. we are about halfway through the usual rainy season so there is still hope but we are here at isley vineyard. we had a chance to speak t
will find out what the circumstances were that led up to it. >> sergeant smith died and members of the bart dent including the chief bowed their heads and prayed. he was taken by the coroner and was escorted by a large police motorcade. and the unit they were searching belongs to a suspected robber, officers already knew that and when officers entered they found the door unlocked and we do expect the sheriff's office to update and we also expect to hear from bart police. in dublin, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime we have more details about sergeant smith, this is you tube video of him talking about a shooting in bay field station. the he came from a law enforcement family his wife is also an officers and his brother works with newark police. >>> another deadly officer involved shooting and now the latest shooting happened and flan with a traffic stop when a passengers to the out and ran. the officer was forced to fire. they are still looking for the driver of the suv who is believed to be driving a white toyota with white paper plates. >> i hear they are doing their job and they a
's team is fighting back and here tonight, abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: today, hoboken mayor dawn zimmer met with the u.s. attorney's office, now probing her allegation that governor chris christie's administration threatened to withhold hurricane sandy relief funds if she didn't back a multimillion collar dollar redevelopment project. >> the major question is, did they connect hoboken sandy funding to the rockefeller project? the fact is that is what they did. >> reporter: in an interview with cnn, zimmer claims that back in may 2013, she met with the lieutenant governor, who came with a message from the governor himself. >> she came, lieutenant governor pulled me aside and she said, essentially, you got to move forward with the rockefeller project. this project is really important to the governor. and she said that she had been with him on friday night and that this was a direct message from the governor. >> reporter: zimmer claims her hard-hit town received only $342,000 of the $100 million requested. but tonight, christie's office is firing back, saying her city has, quote, not been
comienzan. el policía fallecido de 42 años ,según algunos reportes , es el sargento tom smith y el oficial que disparó fue el michael maes ...aunque esto no ha sido confirmado por las autoridades. smith fue trasladado a un hospital local donde fue declarado muerto outro es ahora la policía de dublín la encargada de esclarecer este hecho... en vivo desde dublín..... outro es ahora la policía de dublín la encargada de esclarecer este hecho... en vivo desde dublín..... blanca ---al conocerse ---al conocerse sobre la muerte del agente, decenas de uniformados se dirigieron al hospital para rendirle tributo y acompaÑar a su familia. pitch - cesar ---continuamos nuestra cobertura en equipo roll open under con angel ayllon quien nos habla sobre lo take 2 box que declar el bart sobre lo ocurrido, adelante angel.. buenas noches.. 01 ;10 ;14 ;43 1;36 trt:01;52 fue al eden medical center de castro valley donde trasladaron de urgencia al sargento tom smith, el oficial baleado, al parecer por uno de sus compaÑeros pero..... el momento fue desesperanzador cuando minutos mas tarde fue dada a cono
godspeed. let me also mention the clerk of the committee, the chief clerk, will smith, who sits beside me. he has led the effort from day one. he's put in untold numbers of hours, day and night, weekends, all nights, and the like to bring us to this point. he has been a great staff leader and he has done a fantastic job, and i want you to say something to him. on the other side of the aisle his counterpart, david pomerantz, has been just a terrific asset to the committee and to the piecing together of this very difficult complex bill. we want to say thank you to david for his great work. and jim, who also sits beside me, the number two clerk in the committee, has been valuable, invaluable, if you will, in getting us to this point. madam speaker, in closing i'd like to once again remind our colleagues that providing funding for our federal government is one of our chief duties as members of congress. in fact, i think it's the chief duty. one that we can't shirk. the people elected us to fulfill this duty and govern. and to govern you've got to pass these funding bills for the government. a
smith is expected to be in court for his charge of dui and felony assault weapons case. he pleaded not guilty to three illegal weapon's charges. they stem from an out of control party at his san jose home in the summer of 2012. myth was also arrested in september for suspicion of drunk driving. >> milpitas police are looking for two suspects of a deadly overnight shooting last night. it happened at the executive in hotel late last night. a man in his early 20s was found with a gunshot wound to the head. they say it may be related to a party on the third floor of the hotel. >> we are processing the scene. there was a party there, we don't know if it is related or not. >> this is the city's first homicide of the year. there was only one murder all of last year. police in san jose are investigating their third homicide of the year. happened about 5:30 last night just as people we're getting home from work and kids were playing outside. right now there are no suspects, the victim's identity has not been released. >> interstate 580 had an accident that involved a pedestrian. the driver
was located friday by dellon smith, the brother of 51-year-old pilot and software executive dale smith of san jose, calif. >> pam: crews worked tuesday and wednesday to recover the bodies. >> pam: sheriff's lt. dan smith says the plane hit about eight trees, broke apart and caught fire. >> pam: officials say dale smith was flying from oregon to montana with his son daniel smith and daniel's wife, sheree, of butte, mont.; along with dale smith's daughter amber smith and her fiance, jonathan norton. amber smith and norton were students at byu- idaho. >> reporter:he left behind look in sf restaurant i think chuck did the story a while back. >> catherine: >> pam: a man accused of arson at the chinese consulate in san francisco made a brief appearance in federal court today. yan feng of daly city is accused of lighting a fire at the front entrance of the chinese consulate on new year's day. >> pam: his defense lawyer says feng would not oppose a bid by >> pam: prosecutors to have him stay in custody. feng waived his right to a hearing. meaning he could still renew a request for bail at a later tim
amanda guma will walk you through the details. >> thank you to hamilton smith for the work on this. >> thank you supervisors. as several of you have already noted there is extensive scientific evidence that we found in our research on the connection between consumption of sugary sweet beverages and chronic conditions particularly diabetes and obesity. as the american heart association found, maximum recommended consumption of sugars per day, added sugars per day for women is 6 teaspoons and 9 teaspoons for men. the regular drink has 37 teaspoons. diabetes has increased and increase in rate of chronic conditions. the number of american adults of obesity has more than doubled and diabetes has doubled and the percentage for children has tripled over the past 30 years. we want to better understand what those impacts are here in san francisco. using data that we found from the centers for disease control on prevention from 2010, we found there were 180, 955 obese adults in san francisco and 46, 999 diabetic adults in san francisco. those populations are not necessarily distinct. so the
of health policy. thank you, dr. smith. >> thank you. i come from a background of having spent over 25 years in my career doing research on public health prevention. i recently spent three years working for the un commercial term nants of health to prevent and health strategies to one of the most effective strategies for affecting the consumable products that are harmful to health that being sugary beverages and doing studies in national institutes of health. when i speak about what we don't know about sugary beverages and taxation. i spent a quarter of my lifeworking in this area of research. i want to first speak to some of that, i think budget and legislative analyst report, i was able to read it. i think it's a wonderful piece of work. the ability to bring national and local data to bear is great. i want to speak to some things that are not in the report and that as your representative said, it's a very conservative report. and there are a number of aspects of what we know in the scientific community and the public health communities that could be brought to bear in this discussion. the
forecast in just a few moments, but let's go to christie smith who is in marin county which is tapping into their emergency reserves starting today. >> that's right. we just took a ride to the reservoir about 20 minutes ago and mixed in with all of the beautiful redwood trees, you see the steady sound of a pop. they have not used this water supply in about 20 years. the supply is about 55% of normal because of the lack of rain that we have. so the marin municipal water district is pumping water, which is really costly, because it is being pumped up hill. the district wants to pump out before it starts to evaporate. unlike some water districts, it doesn't rely on runoff, just the rain it would normally get. now the prior rainfall low was in 1929. that year it was just 19 inches and they have already gone even lower. >> normally we get 52 inches, and in 2013 we got 11 inches. that's why our reservoirs are so low at this point. we have been tracking this for a number of months. we talked about it back in december and we were given the charge to go out and start talking about this unpreced
. he asked californians to reduce the amount of water they use. christie smith there was when he made the announcement. >> good morning to you, he just wrapped up a press conference and said it is unprecedented. it is the driest state in history even it's officially an emergency. >> today i'm declaring a drought emergency in the state of california. because we're fating perhaps the worst drought that california has ever seen. >> back in 1977 -- >> he is asking everyone to reduce their water by about 20%, and he said this could be mandatory later on if necessary. he said he would try to make it easier for water transfers from wet areas to drier parts of the state. last year many cities also recorded record lows. 63% of the state is in extreme drought. brown was governor in the 70s in that severe drought situation and he says he is committed to boost water supply. >> we're in an unprecedents and very serious situation and people should because and reflect on how dependent we are on the, nature, and one another. and i'm calling for a community effort. >> he showed off charts comparing th
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